Category Archives: postaweek2011

Creamy Veggie Orzo

Ingredients: 1/2 lb. (8 oz) uncooked orzo 1 tsp olive oil 1 shallot, finely chopped 1 tsp minced roasted garlic 1 14.5 oz can petite diced tomatoes, drained 1/2 cup soy milk 1.5 cups (6 oz) chopped frozen broccoli, thawed … Continue reading

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Spinach Tomato Potato Soup

Ingredients: 1 tsp olive oil 1 small or medium yellow onion, finely sliced 1 tsp roasted, crushed garlic 1 medium yellow potato, halved then cut into thin slices 1 tsp paprika 1 14-oz can petite diced tomatoes, undrained 1 package … Continue reading

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Popover-Inspired Muffins

Ingredients: 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup whole-wheat flour 3/4 cup skim milk 1/3 cup egg beaters 1/4 tsp salt Instructions: Preheat the oven to 450 degrees (F). Put all of the ingredients in a medium-sized bowl. Beat the ingredients … Continue reading

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Chunky Applesauce

Ingredients: 2 apples, peeled, cored, and cut into thick slices 1 tsp lemon juice, divided 3/4 cup water, divided Instructions: Find two microwave-safe containers. In one container, put one of the sliced apples, 1/2 tsp lemon juice, and 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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New Year, New Rules

Today is the beginning of a new year – and a natural time to ask questions about what to start, what to maintain, and what to end.  I accomplished my goal in 2011 of making and writing about a new … Continue reading

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Raw Vegetable “Pasta”

Version #1 Ingredients: 2 ounces zucchini, thinly shaved lengthwise with a vegetable peeler 2 ounces yellow summer squash, thinly shaved lengthwise with a vegetable peeler 4 cherry or grape tomatoes, diced 1 tsp sundried tomato tapenade 1/2 tsp olive oil … Continue reading

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Breakfast Parfait

Ingredients: 1/2 cup 1% cottage cheese* 1/2 cup low-sugar, low-fat vanilla yogurt* 1/2 to 1 cup diced fruit* 1/4 to 3/4 cup cereal* 1 Tblsp chopped nuts* * = see notes below Instructions: In a large cereal bowl, layer each … Continue reading

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